The Call for Epochal Leadership

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In 1924, Charles Collington, the owner of Collington Tire Co., considered a proposal for "systematic job analysis." Such data would introduce "scientific management," improve the hiring process, and increase factory output. But Collington prided himself on the company's craft motto of "One man, one tire," and his foreman objected to the prospect of young clerks observing, interviewing, and taking notes in the factory. So Collington vetoed the proposal. That's why you've never bought a tire with his name on it.

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